New book on torchbearers of Indian classical music launched by Nita Ambani, Zakir Hussain

Nita Ambani and tabla maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain launched The Torchbearers, a book by Harsh Meswani, about Indian classical musicians, in Mumbai on Saturday, 18 February 2017.

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The book, sub-titled 'Keeping the flame of Indian classical music alive', has profiles of several Gen Next musicians who are carrying forward the rich legacy and tradition of the art form alive.

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The author, Harsh Meswani, is a musician himself. The composer has said that he was exposed to a range of music from his early days — not just classical music, but also rock and other genres.

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Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma and superstar Amitabh Bachchan were among the special guests at the launch of The Torchbearers.

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Sangita Jindal and Gauri Poohoomal were also seen at the launch.

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Updated Date: Feb 18, 2017 19:25 PM

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